New Jesus for SUPERSTAR at Paramount 

Paramount has announced a casting change to JESUS CHIRST SUPERSTAR.

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Paramount Sets Next Season and Directors
Aurora’s Paramount Theatre announced today its season of four musicals slated for the 2017-18 season: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, ELF: The Musical, CANARET and ONCE. Paramount Artistic Director Jim Corti will stage Million Dollar Quartet September 13 – October 29. Amber Mak takes the reins of ELF, which is based... Read more
“God, That’s Good!” SWEENEY TODD at Paramount is Theatrical Bliss

I hold very few things sacred, yet, SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET rises to the ranks. Over twenty years ago, I saw a production that transformed me into a musical theater lover.

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Police Chief Investigates Theater’s 1-Star Facebook Review, Finds “Alternative Facts”

He reported that on the way back to his car he was approached by several ‘blacks’ asking for money and harassing him and his companion. He then warns theater-goers to ‘bring your gun’ and gives some sage advice to us: ‘Clean up your shit, AURORA.’

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Make THE LITTLE MERMAID Part Of Your World

Years ago, when I heard that THE LITTLE MERMAID was getting a Broadway rendition, the 6-year old inside me did a little celebration dance. As a natural redhead, a Disney fan, and a singer myself, I of course identified with Ariel and couldn’t get enough of life Under the Sea.

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Paramount Announces LITTLE MERMAID Cast
Kari Yancy Paramount has announced casting for THE LITTLE MERMAID running November 23rd – January 8th. Directed and choreographed by Amber Mak, music direction by Tom Vendafreddo, the production features Kari Yancy as Ariel, Devin DeSantis as Prince Eric, Murphy Byrne and Ricky Falbo alternating as Flounder, Evan Tyrone Martin as King Triton, Christina... Read more
Aurora Lays Out Massive $35M Arts Project, Including Apartments and School for Paramount

The City of Aurora’s announced a tax credit award worth over $15 million from the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) toward the development of the Aurora Arts Center at the former Waubonsee Community College Building downtown.

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Paramount Announces Casting for MAMMA MIA!
Pictured: Sara Sevigny Paramount has announced casting for its season opener MAMMA MIA!, directed by Artistic Director Jim Corti with musical direction by Tom Vendafreddo and choreography by William Carlos Angulo. MAMMA MIA! will feature Amy Montgomery as Donna Sheridan, Kiersten Frumkin as Sophie Sheridan, Sara Sevigny as Rosie, Jennifer... Read more